Words starting with k

Words and definitions

Meaning of Kaique

Kaique means: See Caique.

Meaning of Kairine

Kairine means: A pale buff or white crystalline alkaloid derived from quinoline, and used as an antipyretic in medicine.

Meaning of Kairoline

Kairoline means: An organic base obtained from quinoline. It is used as a febrifuge, and resembles kairine.

Meaning of Kaiser

Kaiser means: The ancient title of emperors of Germany assumed by King William of Prussia when crowned sovereign of the new German empire in 1871.

Meaning of Kaka

Kaka means: A New Zealand parrot of the genus Nestor, especially the brown parrot (Nestor meridionalis).

Meaning of Kakapo

Kakapo means: A singular nocturnal parrot (Strigops habroptilus), native of New Zealand. It lives in holes during the day, but is active at night. It resembles an owl in its colors and general appearance. It has large wings, but can fly only a short distance. Called also owl parrot, night parrot, and night kaka.

Meaning of Kakaralli

Kakaralli means: A kind of wood common in Demerara, durable in salt water, because not subject to the depredations of the sea worm and barnacle.

Meaning of Kakistocracy

Kakistocracy means: Government by the worst men.

Meaning of Kakoxene

Kakoxene means: See Cacoxene.

Meaning of Kalan

Kalan means: The sea otter.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zyophyte

Zyophyte means: Any plant of a proposed class or grand division (Zygophytes, Zygophyta, or Zygosporeae), in which reproduction consists in the union of two similar cells. Cf. Oophyte.

Meaning of Zygomorphous

Zygomorphous means: Symmetrical bilaterally; -- said of organisms, or parts of organisms, capable of division into two symmetrical halves only in a single plane.

Meaning of Zygomorphic

Zygomorphic means: Alt. of Zygomorphous

Meaning of Zygomatic

Zygomatic means: Of, pertaining to, or in the region of, the zygoma.

Meaning of Zygoma

Zygoma means: The whole zygomatic arch.

Meaning of Zygoma

Zygoma means: The zygomatic process of the temporal bone.

Meaning of Zygoma

Zygoma means: The jugal, malar, or cheek bone.

Meaning of Zygodactylous

Zygodactylous means: Yoke-footed; having the toes disposed in pairs; -- applied to birds which have two toes before and two behind, as the parrot, cuckoo, woodpecker, etc.

Meaning of Zygodactylic

Zygodactylic means: Alt. of Zygodactylous

Meaning of Zygodactyli

Zygodactyli means: Same as Scansores.

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